Brooklyn: A State of MindThe books below link to for convenience, not as an

endorsement of their services. You can also try the following subject

headings in your local library:


Brooklyn's BestTravel guides:

If You're Thinking of Living in... All About 115 Great Neighborhoods in and Around New York, by Michael J. Leahy. Buy it!

Brooklyn : Where to Go, What to Do, How to Get There, by Ellen Freudenheim. Buy it!

Not for Tourists Guide to Brooklyn. Buy it!

Brooklyn!Illustrated Guidebook to Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, by Richard J. Berenson. Buy it!

Brooklyn! 3rd Edition : The Ultimate Guide to New York's Most Happening Borough, by Ellen Freudenheim. Buy it!


History and Picture books:

The Neighborhoods of BrooklynBrooklyn's Park Slope: A Photographic Retrospective, by Brian Merlis and Lee A. Rosenweig. Buy it!

Brooklyn: A State of Mind, by Michael W. Robbins. Buy it!

The Neighborhoods of Brooklyn, John B. Manbeck. Buy it!

Brooklyn: People and Places, Past and Present, by Grace Glueck. Buy it!

Brooklyn Then and NowOld Brooklyn in Early Photographs, 1865-1929, by William Lee Younger. Buy it!

Brooklyn Then and Now, by Marcia Reiss. Buy it!

Brooklyn!: An Illustrated History, by Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier. Buy it!

Education and Culture in Brooklyn: A History of Ten Institutions, by Carole Lopate. Buy it!


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